Administration and Faculty
Rev. George D.
Interim Rector, Coordinator of Student Life, Professor of
Canon Law and Ecumenism
Diocesano Noto, Italy (1968); JCOD
(Eastern Church Law), Pontifical
Oriental Institute, Rome (1981); STL
(Ecumenical Theology), Pontifical
University of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome
(1994), Certificate in Liturgical
Theology, Pontifical Liturgical
Institute, Rome (1980).
Ordained to the
priesthood in Los Angeles (1972).
Parochial Vicor: Los
Angeles, CA (1972-1978); Pastor:
Worcester, MA (1991-1992); Warren, MI
(1996-2005); Parish Administrator:
Gibsonia, PA (2005-present).
Defender of the Bond:
Archdiocese of Los Angeles, CA
(1977-1978); Defender of the Bond and
Promoter of Justice: Eparchy of Newton,
MA (1982-1985); Chancellor: Eparchy of
Newton, MA (1983-1992); Vicar Judicial:
Eparchy of Newton, MA (1986-1992); Vicar
Judicial: Archeparchy of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA (2009).
Pontifical Council for Promoting
Christian Unity, Vatican City
Catechetics: Archdiocese of Los Angeles,
CA (1974-1976); Instructor of Canon Law:
Boston Theological Institute, Boston, MA
(1982-1992); Rector: St Gregory the
Theologian Seminary, Newton Center, MA
(1994-1996); Director: Diaconate
Formation Program, Eparchy of Newton, MA
(1994-1996); Coordinator: Continuing
Education of Melkite Clergy (1994-1996).
Faculty member since 1997.
Sandra A. Collins, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
(1981); MA (Christian History/Biblical
Languages), Pittsburgh Theological
Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA (1987); MLS,
School of Library and Information
Science, University of Pittsburgh
(1987); Ph.D., Department of Religious
Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Library
Assistant Director and Instructor:
Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry
(1987-1991); Assistant to the Chair:
Dept. of Library Science, University of
Pittsburgh (1991-1995); Acquisitions
Coordinator, Barbour Library-Pittsburgh
Theological Seminary (1995-1996); Branch
Manager: Pine Center, Northern Tier
Library (1996-1998); Information
Consultant: Pittsburgh Technical
Institute (1997-2000); Web site
cataloger: Brodart Automation Services
(2000-2002); Reference Librarian-part
time: Gumberg Library, Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, PA (2000-2006).
Adjunct Faculty: Carnegie-Mellon
University, Pittsburgh, PA
(2003-present); Teaching Fellow: Dept.
of Religious Studies, University of
Member: Association for Jewish
Studies (1999-present), American Academy
of Religion (2000-present), Pennsylvania
Library Association (2005-present).
Faculty member since 2007.
Gregory S. Popvichak
BS (Business Administration and
Accounting), Clarion State University
(1975). Certified as CPA (1978).
Senior Auditor for Love, Scherle and
Bauer, CPAs, (1975-1987), Pittsburgh,
PA; Controller in private industry
(1987-1995); Assistant Treasurer of
Seminary and Archeparchy of Pittsburgh,
(1994); Seminary Treasurer and
Archieparchial Finance Officer
David H. Dix
BA (Economics), Hobart College, Geneva, NY (1985), National Graduate Trust School, Chicago, IL (1992), National Trust School, Chicago, IL (1990)
Vice President, Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, PA (1989-2001); Director of Marketing, Wealth Transfer Solutions, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA (2001-2006); Assistant Executive Director and Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, St. Margaret Foundation, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA (2006-2007); East End Cooperative Ministry, Inc., Director of Development and Capital Campaign Director, Pittsburgh, PA (2008-2012); Development Consultant, Byzantine Catholic Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA (2012-present)
Rev. Jason DelVitto
BA (Sociology), California State
University of Pennnsylvania (1976);
M.Div., St. Vlaidmir's Seminary,
Crestwood NY (1979); PhD. Cand.
(Systematic Theology), Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, PA.
Adjunct Professor of Dogmatic
Ordained to the priesthood,
Antiochian Orthodox Diocese of North
America (1978). Pastor, St. Mary
Orthodox Church, Wichita, KS
(1979-1984); St. George Antiochian
Orthodox Church, Bridgeville, PA
University (1986-1990); Christ the
Saviour Orthodox Seminary, Johnstown, PA
(1986-1995); Wheeling Jesuit College
(1993-1994); St. Vincent College,
Latrobe, PA (1993-present).
Faculty member 1995-1998 and since
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Stelyios
University of Durham, Durham,
United Kingdom (2009); M.Litt. (Master
of Letters – Dept. of Theology and
Religion), University of Durham, Durham,
United Kingdom (2000); M.Div. (Eastern
Orthodox Theology), Holy Cross Greek
Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline,
MA (1993); B.A. (Religious Studies),
Hellenic College, Brookline, MA (1990).
Adjunct Professor of Languages and
Ordained to the priesthood for the
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
(1993). Pastor, St. George Greek
Orthodox Church, Bangor, ME (1993-1994);
Associate Priest, Holy Trinity Greek
Orthodox Cathedral, Charlotte, NC
(1994-2000); Pastor, Annunciation Greek
Orthodox Church, Kalamazoo, MI
(2000-2003); Dean, St. George Greek
Orthodox Cathedral, Manchester, NH, and
Adjunct Lecturer at St. Anselm College,
Manchester, NH (2003-2005); Associate
Priest, Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox
Church, Vrilissia, Greece (2005-2006);
Administrative Assistant to the
Metropolitan, Registrar, and
Illuminator Editor, Greek Orthodox
Metropolis of Pittsburgh, PA
Memberships in American Academy of
Religion (AAR), Societas Liturgica (SL),
Society for Oriental Liturgy (SOL),
Orthodox Theological Society in America
(OTSA) and Byzantine Studies Association
of North America (BSANA).
Teaching Assistant, Greek
Department, Hellenic College and Holy
Cross, Brookline, MA (1988-1993);
Adjunct Faculty, Humanities Program, St.
Anselm College, Manchester, NH
(2003-2005); Guest Professor/Lecturer,
Department of Religion, in Russian and
East European Studies (REES), University
of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Member/Consultant for the Synodal
Committee on Liturgy and Worship, Greek
Orthodox Archdiocese of America;
Occasional Consultant on liturgical
matters for Pontificium Institutum
Faculty member since 2009.
Mrs. Coreen M. Poklembo
Bachelor of Music degree (Voice
Major), Seton Hill College, Greensburg,
PA (1983); Continuing educational
credits at Duquesne University, Penn
State University and Carlow College;
Instructional I and II Professional
Certificates for teaching.
Adjunct Instructor of Chant, Voice
Co-Founder and Teacher: Aquinas
Academy Camp Music Zone for
children; Music Teacher: Seton Arts
Camp in Dunbar, PA.
Faculty member, Derry Area High
School Pit Orchestra, Derry, PA.
Director, Adult Choir, St. Edward’s
Roman Catholic Church, Herminie, PA
(1982-1984); General Music Teacher at
Cathedral School in Greensburg, PA
(1983-1996); General Music Teacher at
Aquinas Academy School in Greensburg, PA
(1996-2001); Private Studio Music
Teacher of voice, piano and flute
(1982-present); Vocal and General Music
Instructor at Aquinas Academy,
Greensburg, PA (2005-present); Vocal
Music Instructor for Metropolitan Cantor
Institute at SS. Cyril and Methodius
Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA
(2005-present); Cantor at St. Mary’s
Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville,
Member: Catholic Teachers
Association; American Choral Directors
Association; Westmoreland Music
Faculty member since 2008.
Rev. Joseph Raptosh
BA (Philosophy), Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh PA (1975); M.Div,
St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological
Seminary, Crestwood NY (1978); D.Min,
Seminary/Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute,
Pittsburgh PA (2002). The James T.
McLaughlin Training Program in
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Pittsburgh,
PA (2002-2003); Candidate: Pittsburgh
Psychoanalytic Center, (2003-present).
Academic Dean, Adjunct Professor of Pastoral
Theology, Director of Pastoral Placement
Ordained to the priesthood for the
Orthodox Church in America, St
Vladimir's Orthodox Theological
Seminary, Crestwood NY (1987). Pastor:
St Michael Orthodox Church, Portage PA
and SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church,
Vintondale, PA (1987-1997);
Administrator: Resurrection Byzantine
Catholic Church, Monroeville PA
(1997-present) and St. Mary Byzantine
Catholic Church, East Pittsburgh
Adjunct professor of Theology, Mt.
Aloysius College, Cresson, PA
(1992-1996); Affiliate Member: American
Psychoanalytic association, New York, NY
Consultant, McKees Rocks, PA
(2001-2002); Trained Healthy
Congregations Presenter: Burns, TN
(2003); Secretary to the Archdiocesan
Pension Board (2004-present); Director
of Field Education (2005-present).
Faculty member since 2001.
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